Thursday, March 18, 2010

Why Obama doesn't want the U.S. flag flying in Haiti

So the president doesn't want U.S. troops flying the U.S. flag in Haiti during relief efforts.

Why? According to a report:
The Obama administration says flying the flag could give Haiti the wrong idea.

"We are not here as an occupation force, but as an international partner committed to supporting the government of Haiti on the road to recovery," the U.S. government's Haiti Joint Information Center said in response to a query about the flag.
But, there's more to it than that. This video explains why:

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Remember when we had a president who was proud of our country and respected the flag? Those were the days.

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